David Warrington is the leader of the Firm’s Political Law practice and a member of the firm’s Business and White Collar Litigation practices. Mr. Warrington is a corporate litigator and constitutional lawyer who represents corporations and individuals in high stakes litigation throughout the country. In 2016 alone, he spent more than three months in trial as lead and co-counsel in two white collar federal jury trials involving criminal charges and civil claims exceeding two billion dollars.
He represents corporations and their officers and directors in both federal and state courts in several areas including: False Claims Act, shareholder disputes, breach of fiduciary claims, business torts and contract claims, intellectual property and trade secret disputes, and other complex litigation including white-collar investigations and criminal matters. In 2016, he represented the nation’s largest privately held mortgage corporation in a six-week federal jury trial in Houston involving mortgage fraud charges under the False Claims Act and FIRREA.
Mr. Warrington also leads the firm’s Political Law practice and is recognized as one of the leading Republican lawyers in the nation. As General Counsel for the Ron Paul 2012 Presidential Campaign Committee he led the legal team for the $45 million 50 state campaign and led the legal team that fought the delegate challenges and Rules contest on behalf of Ron Paul delegates at 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida. He has been called the “Lawyer to the Liberty Movement.” Mr. Warrington served as counsel for the 2016 Trump Campaign to the Credentials, Platform, and Rules Committees at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Additionally, on behalf of the Trump Campaign, he successfully defended Trump delegates in a federal lawsuit brought by individuals who sought to challenge the ability of the Republican Party to set the rules for its delegate selection process.
Mr. Warrington has been involved in some of the highest profile political campaigns and issues in the nation and regularly represents and advises elected officials, non-profit advocacy groups, trade associations, political consultants, and political action committees on all aspects of participation in the political process at both the state and federal levels. He actively litigates cases involving political liberty based on the First, Second, and Fourth Amendments to the United States Constitution.
Mr. Warrington is a proud veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
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